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Iceland: Greta Salóme Is Heading To Stockholm

2016 is the year, that marks the 30 year anniversary for Iceland’s debut at the Eurovision Song Contest, and with this, the island with about over 300.000 inhabitants celebrated this with a spectacular show. To show how much the Icelandic people care for the song contest, they opened the show with a spectacular opening of previous Icelandic entries from the …

Exclusive!: Eurovision songwriters Ylva and Linda Persson

I managed to catch up with Swedish songwriters, producers and identical twins Ylva and Linda Persson about their 2016 Eurovision journey, they have entered many national selections this year, so I decided to ask some questions about their Eurovision Journey.   What makes competing with Songs in the national finals special? We have a huge passion and love for Eurovision …

Podcast: Austria, Denmark and Switzerland have chosen

A busy, busy week for all Eurovision fans. Switzerland, Austria and Denmark all have chosen their entries for Stockholm while a bunch of other countries continued their search by holding Semi Finals. Sweden, Hungary, Finland, Iceland, Ukraine and Lithuania all were busy with Eurovision this week and we all certainly appreciate it. But there is no way that you can …

Iceland: 3 More Acts to The Final

Tonight saw the second semi final in Iceland’s national final, Söngvakeppnin 2016. Three acts have been granted a place in the final next week, they will join last week’s qualifiers, and one more song will join them as a wildcard. The acts taking part tonight: Alda Dís Arnardóttir – Augnablik Elísabet Ormslev – Á ný Erna Mist & Magnús Thorlacius – …

TONIGHT: 10 Shows – 3 Finals – 1 Big Night

Tonight is a huge night in Eurovisionland. (Potentially) Three songs will be selected for Stockholm, Switzerland, Denmark and Italy. Italian TV channel will offer the opportunity to the winner to go to Eurovision, but, that is down to the act. Ukraine: Semi-Final 2 SunSay  – Love Manifest Pur:Pur – We do Change Peaks of Kings – Last Hope Pringlez – Easy to love Victoria Petryk – Overload …

Podcast: Four Semis and two Heats in one night

In todays ESC United  Know-It-Alls Podcast, we are going to review the songs from the many, many Semis that took place yesterday. Sweden, Finland, Iceland and Ukraine all selected a few songs and send the rest packing while Hungary and Lithuania are still narrowing down the field of acts through Heats. In case you didn’t have the opportunity to listen …

TONIGHT: Watch 6 Shows

After a rather show beginning to the National Final season, today and beyond it is full steam ahead! We will have no less than six countries broadcasting shows for their national selection! Ukraine – Semi-Final 1: 18:00 CET Anastasia Prykhodko – I am Free Now The Hardkiss – Helpless Tonya Matvienko – Tin Whistle Vladislav Kurasov – I’m Insane Låvika …

Come Together: Country Flags available for download

The Swedish broadcaster SVT recently presented the theme art for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest yesterday. We at ESC United  understand how exciting it is to support your country (or your favorite song) so just as we did last year, we created Logo Flags for most European countries including all possible participants. And if you’re like me and live outside …

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